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Liz: Good move by Owen

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

Liz: Good move by Owen

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A FORMER MINISTER in an Owen Arthur administration is lauding the former Prime Minister’s decision to accept an offer from Government to chair the country’s next economic advisory committee.

According to former Minister of Health Liz Thompson, Arthur has shown he is a true proponent of the politics of inclusion. owen-arthur

“In 1994, when he became Prime Minister, Mr Arthur drew all sorts of talented and skilled people to assist in the recovery of the country without consideration to partisan politics. He called it the ‘politics of inclusion’.

“It was his opinion that in a small country with limited human resources and skill pools, a government must draw on all its citizens and talent, irrespective of political affiliation. It served the BLP [Barbados Labour Party] and the country well,” Thompson told the DAILY NATION in a recent interview. (BA)


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